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Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Communities Through OJP Grantmaking

Amy L. Solomon, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Assistant Attorney General (OAAG); Linda A. Seabrook, Senior Counsel for Racial Justice and Equity, OAAG; Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Advisor, OAAG; Kevonne Small, Senior Counsel, OAAG; Karen Friedman, Director of Criminal Justice Innovation, Development & Engagement, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA); Anthony Smith, Executive Director, Cities United; Shakyra Diaz, Chief of Federal Advocacy, Alliance for Safety and Justice; Chris Robinson, Director of Training and Technical Assistance for Ujima: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community; Richard Ramos, Founder and CEO, Latino Coalition for Community Leadership; Brent Cohen, Chief of Staff, OAAG; Elizabeth Ryan, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; Karhlton F. Moore, Director, BJA; Nancy LaVigne, Director, National Institute of Justice; Kristina Rose, Director, Office for Victims of Crime

Held December 16, 2022, this webinar provided an opportunity to hear from and converse with Office of Justice Programs (OJP) leadership about efforts to advance racial equity and reduce barriers to accessing OJP grants and programming for community-based organizations. It was also an opportunity for participants to inform OJP about their community’s public safety needs and priorities.

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Date Published: January 5, 2023